1 Mao humiliation: Migrant workers’ overdue wage paid in 1.1 million 1 mao (ten-cent value) notes

Alia | February 9th, 2013 - 6:37 am
Simulation of what happened by TVS

On Jan, 29, team head Mr. Li and his fellow migrant workers went back to Wande Hardware in the city Huizhou for a whole year of unpaid wage. Not only were they asked to count 110,000 out of a pile of 1 mao RMB notes, they were also terribly beaten.

Migrant workers in Beijing dressed in cartoon costumes to protest unpaid wages

Alia | February 1st, 2013 - 11:59 pm

On Jan 31, 5 migrant workers in Beijing, who dressed as anger birds, Garfield, Donald Duck, and the Chinese God of Wealth, protested outside the headquarter of China National Radio and asked their “blood-sweat” money to be paid.